"the shakers are on the fringe of promotion but no thanks to their league record away from gigg lane, they have lost six of the last eight on the road and a cup tie. stanley could stick the knife in as they play their first home game for five weeks when table toppers wycombe wandered off with just a point "
"united are coming off an epic cup tie with man united and the players will no doubt have at least one eye on the replay at old trafford next week. they have already lost five league games at the abbey and the daggers have a good opportunity to strike "
"the imps road form has been nothing to write home about, just one away victory in leagueand cup since august. they have failed to score in the past two. this is a good chance for chester to pull away from the relegation zone if they can repeat the efoort against play off candidates kidderminster "
"due to their prolonged involvement in the f.a. cup the spireites are playing their ninth game in the past month, one of which went to extra time. despite their winless run of results town will be fresher and just need to create some fortune to turn the draws into a win "
"neither side has pushed caution to the wind in the opening halves of their opening games. algeria have failed to score, senegal just once. if the other match ends in a draw both of these can qualify with a similar result so there may not be much goal mouth action early "
"the result in this match will be heavily influenced by the other group fixture going on at the same time, a goal for either of those teams means algeria have to win to qualify. that could mean an entertaining last period with chances for both teams. algeria may just have the better firepower up front "
"south africa are bottom of the group but can still qualify with a win. however it is unlikely that they will throw caution to the wind early doors. they have been level at half time in their last two group games. with ghanas qualification also on a knifedge a cagey opening is expected "
South Africa 0.25 (Asian Hcap)
"south africa snatched defeat from the jaws of victory versus algeria then led against senegal before throwing that away. if they can defend better they could defy the odds against a team they have beaten in three of four meetings with one draw "
"some of these teams may be hit by national call ups for the one day world cup, the stars squad may not be in that dilemna. also they have the enigmatic kevin pieterson in the line up with something to prove to selectors and fans back home "
"VENUS HAS ALL THE EXPERIENCE BUT MADISON HAS THE YOUTH AND MOTIVATION. WILLIAMS WON THE PREVIOUS MEETING BUT THAT WAS A COUPLE OF YEARS BACK ON CLAY. ON A HARD SURFACE MADISONS POWER HITTING COULD BE THE KEY. "
"MICHAEL SMASHED FIFTY RUNS OFF THE STARS IN THE SEMI FINAL TO HELP THE SCORCHERS MAKE THE FINAL. ACHIEVED HIS TOP SCORE OF WITH A TOP SCORE OF SEVENTY SEVEN AGAINST THE HEAT AND HAS THE BEST AVERAGE OF HIS TEAM "
J Silk (Sydney Sixers) (Top Team2 Batsman)
"jordan had his worst innings in the competition when scoring just three runs in the semi final. however he can hit back in the final. silk still has the highest number of runs for the sixers this season "
"a speculative wager on karolina who made the final ot the tour event in sydney so arrives in good shape. has won three singles event on tour "
Petra Kvitova (Win Tournament)
"petra made it to the semi finals here three years ago and having won the major at wimbledon last july she is taken to continue the good work at the big events. arrives with momentum having triumphed at the tour event in sydney "
"tomas made it to the last four twelve months back and with a good hard court game is a speculative punt. drawn in the third quarter he would play nadal in the quarters but the spaniard may not be at his peak yet after injury "
Kei Nishikori (Win Tournament)
"kei made it to the final of the u.s. open and if he can perform as well as he did at flushing meadow he could go a long way down under. well drawn in the second quarter to avoid all of the top players until the quarter finals "
"the patriots are well rested after a week off and a final regilar season week in which they rested several starters. they have two home games to negotiate to make it to the superbowl and they had won seven straight in foxboro before the meaningless final fixture
"the stallions reached the final two years ago with a set up that was defensive in nature. they have a similar arrangement in this years renewal and may be tough to break down. they have a good group draw to make the knockout atages and could be the surprise package "
Guinea (Win Tournament)
"this team are officially the thirty ninth best team in the world, according to the fifa rankings. they are the sxth highest rated team in this competition. if they can negotiate a tricky group they could be a speculative punt to go all the way "
Alain Traore Burkina Faso (Top Goalscorer)
"alain was the third top scorer in this event two years ago and with a good draw in the group stages could be on the scoresheet early. has eighteen goals for his country in thirty three games. "
Wahbi Khazri Tunisia (Top Goalscorer)
"wabhi has scored six times in just thirteen internationals and if he continues that progression he could be a speculative wager in this market. having a good season at bordeaux where he has hit the net five times in eighteen matches. "
"the seashawks have been thes best team in the nfc this season, they are in form and have won their last six. they have had a bye week and now have homefield advantage versus both carolina and the in the championship decider "
"the defending superbowl champions have been given a good opportuniuty to retain the trophy. they will play at home throughout the nfc play offs where they have won all but one of their last eighteen in seattle. the defense has held five of their last six opponents to seven or fewer points and they have a top qb in wilson "
"randers have the best away record in the superliga this season but the goals have be noticeable by their abscence, just a total of thirteen in nine fixtures. although the home teams average is three per game the last three have seen a total of just three "
Draw & No (Result and BTTS)
"both teams are coming off a draw with no goals in round seventeen and although that was a month ago before the winter break they may take some time to get back in the swing. the last superliga matchup last season saw the same outcome "
"the zero-zero scoreline has cropped up a few times when these teams clash. in october they played out a goalless tie in randers, the second in five league meetings, and the third in nine league and cup affairs "
No (Both Teams to Score)
"both teams have found the net just once in the last five meetings and with both clubs a bit rusty after a month away from domestic competition it could be another close encounter with few chances. "
Draw (Half Time Result)
"in the half time table both teams have been level in about fifty pre cent of their superlliga games. given the recent prediliction of low scoring meetings latelt the odds may offer some value "
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